Amblypomacentrus breviceps (Schlegel & Müller 1840),

Andréfouët, Serge, Chen, Wei-Jen, Kinch, Jeff, Mana, Ralph, Russell, Barry C., Tully, Dean & White, William T., 2019, Checklist of the marine and estuarine fishes of New Ireland Province, Papua New Guinea, western Pacific Ocean, with 810 new records, Zootaxa 4588 (1), pp. 1-360: 206

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Amblypomacentrus breviceps (Schlegel & Müller 1840)


Amblypomacentrus breviceps (Schlegel & Müller 1840)  —Black-banded damselfish

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on a video of a specimen taken east of Nago Island, Kavieng District, at 2–9 m depth, St. KR28, in 2014 (identified by Barry C. Russell).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: Maldives, Indonesia, Philippines, Papua New Guinea, northern Australia, Solomon Islands, and Queensland ( Australia). Found in silty inshore and lagoon areas with coral or rocky outcrops, 2–35 m depth. Marine.